Newsletter Articles

Behind the Scenes of STP
February 28, 2022

Well, fellow PBC-ers, the mostly cloudy skies of February have turned into March. I’m hoping March will give us some nice early spring days with great riding. As the winter rains fall, Corey Eng, Mark Klein, and I have been working hard on the myriad details required to put on… Read More

Awards Banquet
February 28, 2022

On February 3rd at our (revived) annual awards banquet, 64 Portland Bicycling Club members and significant others shared an evening together at the Monarch Hotel. This in-person celebration replaced last year’s awards presentation held via a Zoom club meeting. The featured Master of Ceremony was a scientist from the Centers… Read More

Volunteering Is Back! (Part 2)
February 28, 2022

It’s March. Not even a third of the way into the new year and your club has been spending money. Insurance through League of American Bicyclists, monthly payments for our storage unit, awards and gifts for the banquet are some of the expenditures made on the club’s behalf. Additionally, Pioneer… Read More

Safety: The Wrong-Way Wreck
February 28, 2022

You’re riding the wrong way (against traffic, on the lefthand side of the street). A car makes a right turn from a side street, driveway, or parking lot, right into you. They didn’t see you because they were looking for traffic only to their left, not on their right. They… Read More

Vision for Burnside Bridge
February 28, 2022

At the January 6th meeting of the PBC members, Willie Levenson of HAP (Human Access Project) presented several options for approaches to the upgraded Burnside Bridge. The Burnside Bridge needs a seismic upgrade so that there will still be a physical connection between the east and west sides of… Read More

PBC Librarian Volunteer Opportunity
February 28, 2022

As we resume in-person monthly club meetings in 2022, it has come to the board’s attention that the church meeting place will no longer store our library containers. There is a lot to consider about how to handle this newfound misfortune. There are about five containers that the librarian sets… Read More

Sharing the Love (of Cycling!)
February 28, 2022

I had an unusual opportunity on Wednesday, February 23, to join in on a Zoom call which simultaneously aired live on Facebook (https://fb.watch/bqsbPZf5q7/). I wasn’t first choice to be a guest, but things trickle downhill and there I was, near the bottom of the hill! Todd Deery,… Read More

Cycling Goals
February 28, 2022

What Are Your Cycling Goals for This Year? Even here in the rainy Portland area, cycling season will soon arrive, so it’s time to think about reestablishing your personal relationship with your bicycle. And there are many ways to think about and set realistic cycling goals. Hopefully, this will… Read More